GUY CARPENTER appoints SHEPHARD as Head of GC Access International

7 December 2020 — Andrei Victor
Reinsurance broker GUY CARPENTER (GC) part of MARSH & McLennan Companies (MMC), announced the appointment of Miles SHEPHARD as Managing Director and Head of GC Access, International, effective October 2021.

In this role, SHEPHARD will be responsible for overseeing all activities across the International division of GC Access, the Company's dedicated program business unit. He and the team will work with clients to provide a range of transaction services and program solutions, spanning carrier selection, (re)insurance placement, capital market access, contract expertise and servicing, as well as analytical and modeling capabilities.

GC Access is focused exclusively on the development of fully optimized program solutions that connect MGAs and carriers, delivering a seamless approach to finding capacity for clients. The business unit represents a team of dedicated program brokers, contract specialists, modelers and actuaries, and provides fully integrated services across all aspects of the MGA space, from initial start-up support and contract development, through to partner vetting and the integration of relevant insurtech solutions.

Most recently, SHEPHARD was Executive Chairman, Global MGA & Portfolio Solutions, at AON Reinsurance Solutions. During his career, he was also Head and Founder of the LNA Binding Authority and Programs Unit at Benfield. In addition, SHEPHARD has held senior roles at SVB Syndicates and RK Carvill & Co.

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